What training does the Somerset County Police Academy provide?
The Somerset County Police Academy provides training to various organizations, schools and community groups. Some of the types of training that we provide include Personal Safety for High School Seniors, and Active Shooter Response for Citizens. The Academy also operates a “Police Youth Week” during the summer.
Who is Somerset County’s first African American sheriff officer?
SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — 17 Somerset County Sheriff Officers were promoted recently, including Lorenzo Moye Sr., who is the first African American to be promoted to the rank of Correctional Police Captain in the past 30 years.
What does the Academy do for police youth?
The Academy also operates a “Police Youth Week” during the summer. (Open to Somerset County residents only). As part of this program, high school students receive an interactive one-week training program modeled after the Academy’s Basic Police Recruit Training Program; known as “The Challenge Program”.
Who is the director of the New Jersey Police Academy?
Academy Dr. Richard Celeste is the senior most Director in NJ with 21 years overseeing the Academy. He holds a Masters and Doctorate Degree in Education and has authored the handbook titled, “The Challenge Program, An Administrator’s Guide for Conducting A Comprehensive Police Recruit Training Program.”